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Brendan the Navigator

(formerly Tourian Lounge, Old Crown Inn)

90 Highgate Hill
Highgate
London
N19 5NQ

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday4.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday4.00 pm - Midnight
Friday4.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayNoon - Midnight
SundayNoon - Midnight

Meal Times

Mon - Sun 6pm - midnight

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

July 2022 - Planning applicastion - 2022/1599/FUL. Partial demolition/reconfiguration of the external terrace relating to the existing public house and the redevelopment of the adjacent hardstanding car park for the construction of five (3 x 3 bed and 2 x 2-bed) self-contained dwellinghouses (C3 use) and associated alterations.

Currently one cask beers on offer, rotating between the two listed. We will see if trade recovers sufficiently for this to happen -

"Our intention is to add up to an additional 2 quality cask products on a rotating basis from October of this year."

Traditional Irish, folk and jazz music sessions most weeks. See Facebook and Instagram for details. Traditional pub food menu. Large outdoor beer gardens at the rear of the pub and more seating outside the front of the pub.

March 2021 update - due to reopen post lockdown as Brendan The Navigator with new operators. "The pub will be restored by John Rynne and Michael Spurgeon true to its traditional character. Michael ran The Lamb down on Holloway Road in its salad days and was also head chef in the much-mourned Nickel in Crouch End as well as in Season Kitchen in Finsbury park. The “navigator” in the name is also intended to reflect the 19th century Irish, who laboured in the construction of England’s canal system – the “Navvies”, whose efforts inspired the regenerated “Navigator Square” beside Archway Station."

https://www.theirishworld.com/new-irish-owned-pub-coming-to-highgate-hil/

Pub closed in April, 2018 after which the interior was completely gutted. The lease was taken on by HANDH LONDON LIMITED. They updated the premises license and reopened as Tourian Lounge. But that did not last that long.

Historic Interest

Local Listing:- Three storey corner building. Red brick with stucco details. Fine Baronial corner turret with copper spire, interesting dormers and gables, good overall detail and ornament.

Regular ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Traditional Irish music.

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Brendan the Navigator

90 Highgate Hill
Highgate
London
N19 5NQ

Sat Nav Reference

51.569087, -0.141622

Transport

  • <Underground Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (650m)

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Brendan The Navigator May 2021

Brendan the Navigator

90 Highgate Hill
Highgate
London
N19 5NQ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Live Music
  • Close to London Underground / Overground / DLR

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